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SISVEL NAMES JOSH REED AS HEAD OF US LITIGATION

Luxembourg, September 17, 2020

Sisvel today announced that Josh Reed has joined the company as Head of Litigation of Sisvel US, Inc.



Reed is an experienced litigator and legal leader that has run the gamut in the IP space. He will play a senior leadership role in expanding Sisvel US’s core competencies and legal capabilities to ensure its partners are appropriately and fairly compensated for their inventions, while protecting the company from external threats.

Prior to joining Sisvel, Reed was a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis, one of the world’s leading law firms, where he successfully managed high-stakes patent litigations on behalf of, and in opposition to, many of the world’s most significant technology companies. Most recently, Reed served as VP and Chief IP Counsel at Allscripts Healthcare, a leader in healthcare information technology generating over $1.5B in annual revenue, where he oversaw legal and business strategy around creating, perfecting, acquiring, maintaining, leveraging, and licensing IP.

“We are very pleased to welcome Josh on the team,” said Mattia Fogliacco, President, Sisvel Group. “This is another milestone in our expansion of key competences to succeed in today’s market, with a special focus on the US market.”

Nick Dudziak, President, Sisvel US added “Josh’s deep understanding of the patent risk and monetization needs of global technology business makes him an incredibly valuable addition to our team. Josh has a long track record of working effectively and favorably resolving complex legal issues with both licensees and licensors to ensure that patents are fairly valued.”

“Sisvel has a rich heritage in fostering innovation and managing intellectual property risk solutions,” said Reed. “I am honored to join this growing business and look forward to helping Sisvel strengthen its reputation as a trusted partner to global technology leaders.”

Reed holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois, a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, and is a registered Patent Attorney.

 

About Sisvel

Sisvel is a world leader in fostering innovation and managing IP. The group identifies, evaluates and maximizes the value of IP assets for its partners around the world, providing firms with a revenue stream which can be reinvested in innovation for the generation of future revenues. Sisvel has more than 35 years’ experience in the management of successful patent portfolios, including those relating to audio compression standards (MP3 and MPEG audio), as well as broadcasting and digital terrestrial television standards maintained by the Digital Video Broadcasting Project. Sisvel operates patent pools and joint licensing programs in the fields of mobile communication, wireless local area networking 802.11, video coding, digital video broadcasting, recommendation engines and broadband access to data networks.

 


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